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This guy I know

Let me tell you about this guy I know. His name is Joe. Joe is a little older, but is very well known at church. He was married before, had kids even, but his wife passed away. I’m glad to say his faith never faulted. He raised his kids and stayed faithful. Let me tell […]

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Why Our Blessed Mother Matters

Why does the Blessed Virgin matter to us as Christians? Why all the emphasis on her, why any emphasis at all, does it not detract from Jesus? The short answer is no, but I’m willing to bet you opened this article hoping for a little more than that. So why do we Catholics have this […]

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To Create Many Ripples

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa This was the inscription on a piece of wood art given to me by an older cousin of mine this weekend. I must say that she is on a roll, because last Christmas […]

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It is not too late! The last moments of Advent…

It is not too late! Advent is coming to a close, but it is not too late! Whether advent has passed without notice for you; whether advent has slipped through your fingers and you have felt no time to make or to pursue good resolutions; whether you have made the resolutions and tried with all […]

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St. Joseph

This week we celebrate the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, the second feast for St. Joseph this year. Multiple feasts indicate that St. Joseph must be an important figure for the Church. But why? Why do we study the saints? First and foremost because they point to Jesus Christ and reveal to us a […]

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